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with investigators on the -- in touch with investigators on the scene and ktvu's maureen naylor is on her way to the scene. >>> breaking news in san francisco. a man has been shot and killed in the city's bay view district. ktvu's ken pritchett just arrived on the scene and joins us now with what he learned. ken? >> reporter: information just coming out now, we talked to san francisco police and here is what they tell us, the shooting took place at 3:45 p.m. here in the bay view. as you said, one man shot and killed. we are hearing that san francisco police arrived on scene, transported the man to the hospital where he died. no description on the shooter. we have video that shows you a look at the scene. where we are it is just over a hill. you can see evidence technicians, police officers looking at tags on it ground. evidence tags where the shooting took place. i talked to an officer on the scene, he says there is no suspect description at this point, they have a description of a suspect or suspects which they describe as vague. we talked to a neighbor here who says she heard six gun shots
in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a control burn got out of control this afternoon. firefighters are still on the scene tonight looking for hot spots. it took them three hours to put out the names that burned 12 acres. the property owner did have a permit. this is the beginning of a hot dry spell. our chief meteorologist bill martin is in the weather, one of the concerns tomorrow is the wind will be picking mup 467 467 -- picking up. >> yeah. we have dry brush. it is more like june than may. red flag warning tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. the red areas where it goes into effect. in the hills of the north and east bay. big deal, you will see winds 25- 35 miles per hour. towards fairfield, the delta, we have a wind advisory that goes into effect at noon tomorrow. strong winds. how hot is it? check out the numbers. if you look at antioch, 92 degrees right out here. 88 in livermore. 91 in fairfield. very warm outside. we will see continued warmth and with the winds and the red flag warning we are on alert. we will see you back here with the forecast. >> you can always get the fo
question ] >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> an acts of terror rips threw the boston marathon and has americans on high alert. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a press conference wrapped up in boston with new information and the headline is a third person died, 130 injured. we are now in our 6th hour of continuing coverage. we are speaking to residents impacted by this tragedy. we begin with ktvu's eric rasmussen who is in the news room, covering the bombings since shortly after noon about an explosion near the boston marathon. >> reporter: you want to talk headlines, another one is the fbi has now taken over the lead in this investigation. there are reports from emergency rooms in boston tonight that doctors have pulled ball bearings from some of the victims and tonight we have video showing a photographer's view standing right there at the finish line. seconds later there was a second blast. thousands of people crowded into that area near the finish line on boylston street. that was before 3:00 p.
if it's related to the shooting. in richmond, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the news paper reports the 38-year-old anthony now faces murder charges at the gas station last friday night. police tell tells the neighbor that lis ter is a ten times felony. they say he also fired this straight bullets that killed 54 lionel. he was treated at hyland hospital before he was arrested. >>> the police shooting in san francisco that injured a suspect. the shooting happened early sunday morning right across the police department mission station. investigators say the suspect pulled out a gun after an argument between two groups. that gun was a version of this daisy power line pistol that you see on the screen here, it fires bbbullets. one wounded a by stander. >> and he's still sedated. >> police say both the suspect and the bide stander are improving in the hospital, the officer is on paid administrator. >>> we are video here of -- he taped back in 2008.tos and four others were killed. and a 25-year-old diplomat chicd responsibility for the bombing. >>> the students got sick with the lung disease two
. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> right now crews are working to clear the scene of a deadly crash around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon in livermore. this is video from news chopper 2. the chp says a car veered off 580 and went down an embankment. one person was killed and another was airlifted to the hospital. >>> a deadly hit-and-run accident in the north bay today shut down a major freeway. it happened about 5:30 a.m. this morning on eastbound 780. the california highway patrol says trie vehicles -- three vehicles were involved. it started as a collision. the driver of the truck got out of his truck and struck and killed by a car. the driver then left the scene. >>> investigators in san jose are trying to figure out why a man went on a rampage plowing through a walmart store. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose where he talked with one of the victims today. robert? >> reporter: police say investigators tried to talk to the suspect today to try to find out more about the assault that took place at this store but at this point officers are still trying to make sen
is a city still coming to grips with the tragedy. ktvu's patti lee has more. >> reporter: a line of people stretched around the block to enter the cathedral of the holy cross. >> everyone has come together as a community, as a nation and the world. >> reporter: thousands waited on the streets for a look at the first family. for many the tragedy at the finish line at the boston marathon represent as threat to the way americans live. they wanted hear reassurance from their president. >> i hope that -- i think it may have to change but it is sad that it does -- we have to go through this. >> reporter: president obama paid respects to those killed and wounded and promised this was not the end. >> i am proud and i feel so much better about, you know, taking the next step to recovery. >>> for those who could not attend this stretch of boylston street is serving as a standing and by this afternoon this memorial grown in size. >> we will take everything and move it somewhere safe. >> reporter: he is the protector of the memorial here and promised to patrol it at night so others could find strength
, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> it is supposed to open in 5 months but they can no longer commit and the bridge may not open on time. i am ken wayne. >> i am julie haener. the broken bolts may delay the opening. what caused the problem and how do they plan to fix it? two big questions still unanswered tonight. continuing coverage now, ktvu's noelle walker is live at treasure island and tells us whatever the fix it won't be quick. >> reporter: the question tonight is will there be a celebration of opening that span on labor day or will it be delayed? >> reporter: the bay bridge is years behind schedule and over budget now bad bolts are putting the opening in question. >> this is one of the first real correction problems we have had on the project and we will try to lick it and get open on labor day. >> reporter: they told the committee they are looking at four solutions to fix 32 fractured bolts but expressed doubt about when it could be fixed. the bolts are designed to prevent the bridge from moving side to side during an earthquake. when
that part coming up much more, live ktvu channel 2 news. >> help catch a man suspected of sexual assault -- the attacker is not a student, he's described as white, 21-year-old, 6 feet and 20 inches tall. anyone with any information of the case is asked to contact the police department. >>> about 10: 30 last night firefighters respond to a call and found a body of an of michael. police reported detained the roommate for questioning. >> there is no obvious signs of trauma if you will or a gun shot wounds or a stabbed wouns. the circumstance is suspicious. >> the medical examer is plans to perform audiotape si of mike autopsy of michael. as the officer approached the suspect ran away. within one hour, police found the two men and no weapons was found and the three was released. the incident did not affect patient care and no one was injured. >>> now continuing coverages of the gusting winds. it's continuing to be an issue even now. blowing sand and sand caused a lot of drivers off guards today. >>> in sun set the winds rip r&d 5 winds where i happen -- one of the trees crushed the park's tr
out. we are live in gilroy, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can go to to get the latest of this case, you can find it under the bay area under the home page. >>> it happened about 4: 30 near the corner of 16 and guerrero street. when two people got out of the car and one of them shot him in the shoulder. they believed he was targeted. they're investigating and no arrest have been made. police are warning of the kidnapping outside of the elementary school. after 2: 30 yesterday afternoon, a 5-year-old boy was approached by a stranger trying to pick him up in front of a school elementary. that's when the school staff member intervened sdd the suspect ran away. he was described as a black man with a short buzz haircut. >>> 15-year-old austin price, the sophomore of the school was struck and killed last night by a train. he was reported playing a game of chicken with his friends at the time. the students gathered at the site to mourn the young man. >> we talked a lot about staying off of the train tracks and the safety around the train and so close to our campus. >> record s
. police say had a knife. live in oakland,, rut ktvu news. >>> it happened in san jose about 4: 30 this morning. investigators say three men in a blue four door honda approached the 34-year-old victim apparently was wearing red. the man in the car asked if he was belonged to a gang. he said no someone shot the victim. >>> deputies called off their vetch for a man who led them on the chase across two counties in a stolen suv. today as they tailed him in the county and back in west -- and fled on foot escaping into a heavily wooded area. >>> tonight for the first time we are hearing from the family of an off duty paramedic shot and killed in oakland. his father talked to us today by phone. >> they took my son from me and what their motive was -- devastating lost. >> roger described his son as one of the joys in his life. 34-year-old kwin was at the stop side on tuesday when the man got out of the car and shot him. he died yesterday after donating his organs. there is a $10, 000 reward for information leading to the killer. >>> new at 7 tonight surveillance cameras that kept an eye ou
forced a power alert in the san jose area. let's get straight out to ktvu's tara moriarty who is in san jose with what is going on right now. tara? >> reporter: sabotage or stealing copper. these are some theories being floated around out here. regarding what happened this morning, vandalism to the pg&e substakes and also some -- sub station and also vandalism down the road on monterey street here. authorities say some fiber cables were cut shutting down cell and landline service for thousands of at&t customers in the san jose and gilroy area. that means 911 calls were affected, although we don't know the extent of the problem just yet. this video shows the scene headed northbound on monterey. there's a fleet of pg&e and at&t service vehicles. this is the area from which sheriff's deputies say people heard 30 to 40 gunshots around 1:45 this morning. >> the substation has vandalized earlier this morning. there was damage done. there was an oil leak to the substation and we're currently working to assess the situation. >> reporter: pg&e reported a breach in one of the fences. our video sh
the dangers they say they face. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> in antioch police arrested a 16-year-old student at deer valley high school for phoning in a half dozen bomb threats made earlier this week. ktvu's ken pritchett spoke with the police chief and is in antioch with what the chief is telling him. ken? >> reporter: a three bomb threats were phoned in this morning to schools. two here at deer valley high school. after the threats were made this morning they arrestea student here on campus who they linked to five bomb threats this week. >> reporter: the bomb threats at deer valley high school may not have been real but he says they were disruptive. >> it has been hectic. everybody has been onagy over -- on edge. >> any call we receive, all the calls are taken seriously. >> reporter: he says the bomb threats were a drain on resources and says the 16-year- old student arrested just after noon today at deer valley high school faces felony charg
, outside the hall of justice, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> threatening to take action  against leaders if they try to limit the authority of the man appointed to over see police reforms. trying oakland agreed to the appointment last month to avoid a takeover of the police department. he brought authority to demote commanders and fire the police chief. leaders issued a statement saying they look forward to collaboration. they say while there are areas of disagreement we hope to resolve them when he provides his budget. >>> the u.s. senate began debating the first new gun control legislation since the sandy hook elementary school shootings. california senators agree the debate should move forward. >> reporter: dianne feinstein and barbara boxer voted yes to open debate. the senate will begin voting tuesday. first up a bill to expans background checks -- expand background checks and they will concern the assault weapons bad and school security. congresswoman nancy pelosi is hopeful they will pass these measures. >> if the public, including members of the nra understand t
information go to back to you. >>> president obama attended a service this morning in boston to help comfort the city. he and the first lady were among the 2,000 people at the service that was held that cathedral of the holy cross. the president spoke of the victims and offered words of encouragement. he said their strength and spirit will help them put boston and their lives back together. >> as you begin this long journey of recovery your city is with you. your commonwealth is with you. we will all be with you as you learn to stand and walk and yes, run again -- and yes, run again. you will run again. [ cheers and applause ] >> after the service the president and the first lady visited the victims who are still in hospitals. >> aaron hern of martinez is one of three children still in the hospital recovering from the bombings. ktvu's patti lee is live in boston where the first lady met with -- lady met with aaron hern and his family today. >> reporter: aaron hern was one of three children who met with michelle obama today. we got a picture. here it is. you can see aaron hern
are expressing excitement about a nasa project supported by the president. ktvu's robert handa is live where scientists talked about studying astroids is crucial. >>> the presidented -- >> reporter: the president said it should be a higher budget priority than returning to the moon and today many say it is a spart decision, especially -- smart decision, especially if we can to go deeper into space. >> reporter: nasa wants to make the initiative reality. the $1.5 million project could send a space capture to redirect a largasttroid to orbit near the moon and they will send scientists to the asteroid to study it. he led an expedition when a meat crashed 5 -- meteor crashed five years ago. >> one type of astroids tells a story about the earth, how did things became the way they are at the moment. >> reporter: a spokeswoman said the mission is a big step towards mars. >> we need to build capabilities to send humans to mars and this mission to anasttroid will help us understand -- an asteroid will help us understand more. >> reporter: one part tells us about our
to be in -- is in jail and expected to be in court tomorrow. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the sheriff's department identified the man whose body was found burning last week and he is the son of -- [no audio] officers are still investigating the death. his father says he and his wife last heard from their son the night before and there were no signs of a problem. >>> the search continues for the driver involved in a hit- and-run crash that shut down a freeway for hours this morning. three cars were involved in the crash at 5:30 a.m. it started with a crash between a pick up and this minivan. the driver of the truck got out to look at the damage and that is when he was hit by an oncoming car. the driver of the car stopped, got out but disappeared when he saw the driver was dead. >>> threeitateal shootings -- three fatal shootings over the weekend in oakland. investigators are interviewing witnesses and trying to determine if the killings are connected. first one happened yesterday morning and another at 4:00 p.m. and a third at 8:00 p.m. investigators are hoping to rele
. at 6:00 p.m. on ktvu why the fisherman stayed out of the game. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> pg&e says 3500 customers are in the bay area without power. the hardest hit area is the peninsula, 1,780 outages there. south bay, 680 without power. fure than that in the north -- fewer than that in the north bay, 650. east bay 380 and san francisco 30 people. pg&e says the number of outages is so high because this morning's repair was outnumbered by more pick up in the wind. at 5:20 p.m. we will check in again with bill. >>> also at 5:30 p.m., to the mountains, where crews are working hard to clean up the mess. mess. >>> great highway workers -- san francisco general hospital workers were told to shelter in place after a man was spotted with a gun. it started at a145 -- at 1:45 p.m. this afternoon. it ended a hour later with three people detained. >> there was no activity in the hospital and no interruption to patient care. we are grateful this was a minor incident. >> there is no word if they were arrested or if a weapon was recovered. >> police are asking for the public's hel
'll update you on and we'll bring you on channel 2 news, reporting live, amber lee, channel 2 news. >>> the toyota suv over turned about 3:45 p.m.. the vehicle came arrest on its wheel going the wrong direction, the driver over corrected causing the car to roll several times and injecting passenger from the vehicle. officers shutdown two lanes and causing a major traffic during the commute. >>> the warriors are hosting their first playoff game in six years. now, we have been monitoring traffic for you all evening long. earlier 5 and 6 it was pretty heavy but you can see right now it is very clear, john is live outside the arena d tells us this play off game has the warriors fan inspired off on both sides of the bay. >> reporter: they're going hard right now, of course the focus is on the playoffs right now. many people though are concerned where the warriors will play the home game in the future. >> it is going to be loud and crazy. >> we are going to win. >> beating the nuggets home in game 3, the trying to keep the warriors here. this evening outside the arena the group rally su
story and how this has become a breakthrough moment for sports. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> and for more on jason collins' announcement on being gay go to our website or go to our facebook page. >>> police a couple of hours ago released information about a stabbing of an off-duty police officer which happened during a brawl outside the vine nil -- vinyl nightclub which started as a verbal confrontation and escalated to 50 people fighting. several people were also injured including a woman who was cut on the back of her head by a thrown bottle. >>> the search for a man who stabbed an eight-year-old girl to death is underway. many people are still struggling to understand. good afternoon alex. >> reporter: they say at this point, investigators don't have a clear motive for this attack that happened over the weekend. it happened inside eight-year- old leila fowler's home write up the road where you can see it is still blocked off by a highway patrol man. they are working to track down this killer as people try to make sense of what happened. sheriff's offi
with the -- some families left connecticut with the president on air force one. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the u.s. senate confirmed president president obama's nominee to head the securities and exchange commission. >>> the number of democrats showing support for same-sex marriage continues to grow today. he was the latest to endorse it. he said his views has revolved. that leaves three to come out in support for gays and lesbians couples to marry. >>> jc penny's board of directors ousted its ceo. he was on the job for 16 mungs. they said it led to -- months. they said it led to massive sales drops. >>> wikileaks released 2 million secret u.s. government documents from the 1970s. they are about henry kissinger when he was secretary of state. no shocking revelations so far but the founder insisted that this latest leak is consistent with his mission. >> our analysis shows the u.s. administration cannot be trusted with its control of the past. >> the justice department is investigating him for the leak of thousands of secret documents. >>> arguments begin for
john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 17-year-old accused of shooting a toddler in oakland has been ordered to stand trial. a judge ruled there is enough evidence for frederick coleman to face a jury on murder. he is accused of killing hiram lawrence, jr. when he shot at a group of people in november twenty 11. >>> -- 2011. >>> child molester who volunteered as a church was sentenced today. mark gurries was given permission by a official to volunteer at the festival in october. but today he admitted working with the children was in violation of his probation. he was convicted of child molestation in 2010 and is required to register as a sex offender. >>> san francisco's police chief is backing down from his -- down from his plan to arm police officers with stan guns. ktvu's david stevenson has more. >> reporter: he said it would be a waste of time and money because the officers would be limited on when they could use them. >> reporter: san francisco police chief greg suhr said today that for now he is giving up on a program to arm 100 officers with stun guns. >> we will go another w
take time to heal. reporting live in boston, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as the investigation into the bombings continues, president obama is scheduled to travel to boston tomorrow for an interfaith service. he is expected to speak at holy cross cathedral. >>> we've seen runners around the bay area pay tribute to the people killed and injured in the boston marathon bombings, and take a look at this. the san francisco roadrunners club designed a run. if you look there, you can see it spells out the word boston. they designed this in the city's inner sunset. here now are members of that group. the runners say a number of club members ran the boston marathon and that all of them came home safe. >>> for the second day in a row, police were called to a small high school in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. david is live with what officers found at the school and why it's raising serious concerns. david? >> reporter: julie, two weapons found in two days at this san francisco school have parents and police worried. police patrol cars stood guard this morning, minutes after a
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> starting now continuing coverage of the massive manhunt for the only surviving suspect in the boston bombings, good afternoon, i am mike in for tori campbell, the manhunt continues this hour as police search for 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev, he is the youngest, they are brothers, 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev was shot and killed by police overnight. the majority of this manhunt is focused in watertown. we have team coverage for you, patti lee is in watertown, and we begin with jennifer davis, liver in boston where a shelt shelter in place was lifted 90 minutes ago. >> reporter: we are seeing more activity but this city still very much on edge. officials say they need a little bit more time as they continue to hunt for this suspect who they have not yet apprehended. police telling everyone to lock their doors and stay inside as a manhunt is underway for the suspect in the marathon bombing. >> asking people to shelter in place, in other words to stay indoors with their doors locked
leyland lee was arrested in february and held without bail. ktvu channel 2 news the district attorney -- the district attorney told us a continuation of the hearing will be rescheduled. he threatened him because he was angry about his gun control legislation. . >>> teenager will stand trial for the killing of a one-year- old. then 16-year-old frederick coleman was part of a shoot out and fired the bullet that killed hiram lawrence, jr. yesterday a judge ruled there was enough evidence to go to trial. it happened while he was filming a music video that disrepresented a gang and they were try -- disrespected a gang and they were trying to get revenge. >>> child molester is back in jail. mark gurries acknowledged in court that he violated probation by working for a perish in san jose. he was sentenced to 30 days in jail. officials gave permission for the work last october but he is a registered sex offender. >>> after years of promises to the former navy community, it will be turned into a new development, there is news the latest plan has fallen thr
. the gunman got out of another car before he opened fire. we get new details now about the victim from ktvu's amber lee. she's live at highland hospital with what she's learned, amber. >> reporter: family members are leer at highland hospital by the bedside of the critically injured paramedic they tell me they fear he won't survive. family members tell us they are shaken and trying to make sense of what happened. relatives have confirmed the shooting victim found inside the honda civic is 34-year-old quinn boyer an off duty paramedic. a witness told police a man got out of a brown car at a stop sign and opened fire on boy er shortly before noon. the whole neighborhood is shaken. >> i can say the neighborhood is scared. we're shaken. this is very unusual. >> reporter: as crews pulled the honda out the passenger side window appeared too much been shot out. police found boyer's paramedic gear inside the car and there's no clue why. >> people want answers. people want to know what happened and why it happened and what's going to be done about it. >> reporter: police say they are not certain if
. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 16-year-old high school students from deer valley high school has been arrested in connection with making several fake bomb threats this week in antioch. police say the boy admitted to making calls to deer valley high school and black diamond middle school. students were evacuated monday, tuesday and wednesday and three more calls were made this morning. >>> coming up at 6:00 p.m., we spoke to the police chief, learned why this crime is so serious. >>> police arrested a man they say fired shots at a little league baseball game last week. joshua chi was taken into custody last night. he has been booked into jail on attempted murder charges. officers say the suspect and a man got into an argument. police say joshua chi fired shots as the man drove away. the victim was not hit but his car was. others had to dive for cover. >>> more tonight about a massive raid in oakland involving 250 federal agents and police. ktvu's mike mibach tells us what authorities found and what they didn't find. >> the fbi and police tried to dismantle
is a paramedic. the passenger side window appeared to be shot out. sources tell ktvu the car also had paramedic gear inside. around noon police say the driver was shot at a stop sign on keller avenue just outside the sequioa hills neighborhood. >> it sounds like the suspect exited his vehicle, approached the other vehicle and shot into the vehicle. >> it's just a shock to know that something like this has occurred. >> reporter: the victim was taken to highland hospital in critical condition. when rescue crews first came to his aid a law enforcement source says the victim mumbled the words, he tried to rob me. >> it could have been a drug deal, it could have been -- we just don't know. >> reporter: police say a witness could only tell them the suspect got away in a brown car. >> we had a trial camera and saw across the street. >> reporter: neighbors say an increase in break-ins has had them on high alert but they are not sure anything could have prevented what happened today. >> i think the whole neighborhood is scared. we're frightened. this is very unusual. >> reporter: law enforcement sources
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we will take you live to the ballpark for the world champion san francisco giants home opener, it is one of the top stories. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. we will get to that story in a moment. >>> first a manhunt is underway in marin county, law enforcement is searching for a man who stole a vehicle and led them on a chase and 6:30 this morning. schools in the area are on lock- down, officials say the man in his 20s or 30s stole the vehicle in sonoma county and abandoned it at 8:00 a.m. investigators believe the suspect took off in a heavily wooded area. we will keep an eye on the story and bring you an update if things change. >>> oakland school superintendent unexpectedly announced today he is resigning, tony smith said he will leave his post in june. he and his family will be moving to chicago to be closer to his wife's ailing father. in a letter smith told school board members," i feel privilegeed to have been part of bringing quality and stability back to oakland public s
, knocked down power lines and created dangerous conditions along the coast. ktvu's noelle walker is live in san francisco with a look at some of the damage. >> reporter: julie, i am in park side square next to where a pine used to stand and that is what happened when the tree fell, that used to be a softball back stop. what grows up, sometimes falls down. the winds toppled five trees in the sunset district. >> grateful it happened in the middle of the night. >> the cars got stuck in the sand. today portions of the road are closed. crews are clearing sand from highway 1. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> no. >> reporter: to the tarps on the bay bridge to seagulls flying on a treadmill, there is no escaping the wind. >> wind like that, people don't take the chance. >> reporter: he works at a fisherman's warp restaurant, small craft advisories, most boats staid at the docks. >> -- stayed at the docks. >> not fun. >> the only one catching anything today was the sea lion. so clearly this is not in plain condition right now. this probably will be out of commission for the next week. if
hours. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live to let us know the familiar names joining the effort. >> reporter: you said it. today at city hall some pretty big names participated in a meeting to try to secure the bay area's bid for the super bowl. now, bay area leaders are pulling out some nfl stars in its bid to host super bowl l. today mayor lee announced the 2000 new high-profile members of the team. >> it's my privilege to co a- announce -- co-announce two people, george receiveert and steve young, they -- seifert and steve young, they don't need introduction but i love to be able to mention them. >> reporter: both men say they want to help in any way they can to bring the big name to the bay area. >> it was, i believe in 1967 that the first super bowl was played in los angeles, california. it seems only fitting now that the nfl bring the 50th super bowl to northern california in the san francisco bay area. >> think about what we feel about the bay area. i mean, that's why it's one of the number one destination areas in the world. it makes total sense. they don't ne
coverage of today's events in boston on the ktvu channel 2 news at noon. boston's mayor city leaders and first responders gather at the bombing site just ten minutes ago. this is what it looked like as they took a moment of silence to honor the dead and injured. the city was quiet until bells rang out. congress also halted talks on the floor and bowed their heads and were told the white house, the president also stopped for a moment of silence. now let's sum up where the investigation into the boston bombings stands. the surviving suspect 19-year- old dzhokhar tsarnaev was charged today in his hospital bed with conspiracying to use a weapon of mass destruction. that carries a possible death sentence. he remains hospitalized with serious neck and leg wounds. the white house announced he will be prosecuted in the civilian federal court and not as an enemy combatant by a military tribunal. >>> the oakland a's are in boston to play the red sox today but before the game they made a special trip to visit a bombing victim in the hospital. nay met with 11-year-old aaron hern. he's the boy fr
search warrants in a massive east bay gang sweep. ktvu's tara moreiarty has more and a story we've been following since 10:00 last night. >>reporter: bay area and oakland police officers geared up around 5:00 last night. they served 16 high-risk warrants at homes stretching from antioch to hayward. >> five people were arrested, including one juvenile. we recovered four weapons and several quantities of narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine and others. >>reporter: most of the raids were in oakland, targeting the notorious acorn gang near 8th and adline street. >> it makes you feel a lot safer. you feel like you can walk the streets now without being harassed. and, you know, it's really a blessing. >>reporter: one resident who recently lost her 18-year-old cousin says it's heartbreaking to attend so many funerals. >> and people are sad because it's going to make me start crying, just the fact that -- >>reporter: that you've buried some loved ones? >> killed my cousin, they killed my little cousin down here. >>reporter: law enforcement says crime involving the acorn gang can be trac
. a spokesperson for the alameda bomb squad tells ktvu it was a grenade that was found. it was found at 40th avenue and international boulevard with no parts. a person walking down the street first spotted it. police were alerted a they shut down the intersection. the police determined there was no danger and then reopened the roads. >>> hayward police are searching for suspects in a drive-by shooting. it happened off tennyson road. police say two suspects in a car pulled up outside a home and started shooting. then someone inside the house fired back. a man on the porch was wounded in the foot and has non-life- threatening injuries. >>> the chp is trying to figure out what led up to deadly accident in alameda. it happened on stone valley road near round hill road. the police say the driver veered off the road and hit a pole. the ditcher died at the scene. the chp says speed may have played a role in the crash. >>> new at noon, brian flores is live in concord with how the center will be the nerve center for electricity throughout the bay area. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tor
. ktvu's ken pritchett reports live from oakland the boost to schools is relatively small, right? >> reporter: yeah. you seen these all over the place. officials have spent millions of dollar as promote the game -- dollars to promote the game. >> reporter: this sidewalk in the financial district was turned into a lotto store this afternoon. the featured item, powerball. >> we expect the revenue to be 350 million annually. >> reporter: but the director says powerball will eat into revenues from super lotter and mega millions. >> down to 100 million. of that half will go to education. >> reporter: $50 million used by schools schools for one time expenses. she says lotto money helped her school. >> things like technology related, computers. >> reporter: last year the lottery gave $1.3 billion to education a big number but a small supplement to the $38 billion in state spending. how much the lotto will provide to education this year? that is on the players. >> that is our mission is to give to the schools. >> reporter: if powerball brings in $50
that neighbors are handle by keeping jacob's memory alive. >> jay hernandez ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today his family had a message as the team faced off again in los angeles, now in san francisco where he's talking about safety and security with fans there at the at&tpark. >> reporter: there is thousand of people came to the bawl park, the los angeles dodgers and a lot of people were thinking of brian stove. the game were in the big screen and fans sat and watch the game. >> i think it has gotten better, i mean the first year that happened, we came out with my family from los angeles and they're were a little scared to come out. >> brian stove was severely beaten outside of the stadium on opening day two years ago. and saying quote t yesterday, was a very emotional day, march 31st, our lives were forever changed. we found it hard top believe that two years have gone by. we look at brian and see how much he has over come for those two years. truly is a miracle on quote. >> i think a lot of people is kind of opened their eyes of how bad it was, i think a lot of the fans will clean it up. >> i p
's home for 6 month or did he do something ? >> reporter: live in the news room, ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> lingzi lieu, one of the people killed on the monday attack. the 23-year-old from china was remembered as a kind young woman with a passion formusick. lingzi lieu was at boston university studying statistics. >> first responder saluted the casket crystal campbell. campbell loves going to the maro make it every year. ceremony on the east coast included a moment of silent at 2:50 this afternoon. people gathered at the square near the scene of the bombing. others observed the moment of silent in new york city at washington dc. >> today , the federal bureau investigation -- lower the american flag that had flown at the finish line at the marathon. the street remained close to the public for now as the city cleans up to ensure they're structurally sounded. >>> josh and brandon and tie waller visited 11-year-old erin in his hospital bed t. her honor is a. go to for a link to the criminal file today by the fbi. it's under the boston tab there at the top of the home page. >>
or heat chaugs and that kind of thing. in san jose robert, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> that led to this three alarm grass fire along oak canyon near cherry lane road. it took fire crews 3-hour to get it under control. officials say it was sparked by a bird that through into a power line this 9 a.m.. the location made it a difficult reach. meteorologist rosemary will be here at 7:23 will tell us how long this hot weather is going to stick around. >>> lorraine tells us the deputy failed to return from his trip. >> after more than 8 hours of searching by the coast guards of the sonoma divers. . >> what's that in the water, he goes that's the body. jeff called 911 and at the direction -- tied a rope around the body and pulled it in the dock. >> around 6:30 this morning, his 26 foot fishing boat was on drifting and nearly slip. no one was inside. hoping for a positive outcome. >> it is tightly -- something like this can have a very deflating and we want to make sure all of our people are safe and siend. sound. robert was found wearing a lifet , at this point it looks like a tragic accident
says that could make things as good or better. consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> firefighter was hurt putting out a fire about 2:00 p.m. at a home. firefighters rescued one dog. firefighters suffered burns on his shoulder. investigators are looking for the cause of the fire. >>> fire burned an apartment building in san francisco today. it broke out about 10:50 a.m. this morning. a viewer sent us this video. firefighters contained the plames to the upper -- flames to the upper floor. >> they were fighting in the alley between the buildings. shooting a lot of water to keep it from spreading to the building next door. >> one person was in the building when the fire started but got out safely. investigators are looking for the cause. >>> the city of boston took a step towards returning to normal as boylston street reopened since the boston marathon bombings. the sidewalks have been scrubbed cleans. orange cones mark the sight of the first explosion and flowers, balloons and toys pay tribute the victims but business has resumed with the boston strong logo posted i
the senses. an 8-year-old girl stabbed at her own home. developing news now from ktvu's ken wayne. he's live in the town of valley springs in the heart of california gold country where residents are on edge. ken-- >> reporter: julie, calaveras county sheriff officials wrapped up their news conference. they said their man hunt continues and they won't rest until the killer of little leyla fowler is brought to justice. the parents of leyla fowler told officials they would wait until the start of the news conference before deciding if they would speak. at the last minute, barney fowler and kristi walters indicated it was just too overwhelming to talk about the death of their little girls. >> everybody respect the family and their family's privacy during this time. >> reporter: leyla's 12-year- old brother said he saw an intruder flee from the family home before finding his sister. a massive search followed. authorities say they've collected dna evidence and are contacting sex offenders in the area but will not say if the girl was sexually assaulted. >> the calaveras probation department have co
on ktvu channel 2. >> a professional news photographer remember for his smile and passion for life gunned down in the east bay. police say he was the unintended target simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. evening i'm ken wayne. >> i'm maureen naylor, heather holmes is off tonight. >>> caltrain is expensing delays because of the leaking of fuel. buses transported passengers between the san bruno and bay shore stations. caltrain expected to begin single tracking trains on northbound tracks shortsly. ktvu's debora villone is on scene in south first warning and we expect a live report in just minutes. >> we have new information about a man shot the and killed in oakland last night. today we learned that the violent is a former newspaper photographer what was heading home. jade hernandez joins us live in oakland. ken, he wanted to share his friend lionel fluker's life with us. >> he came by here. >> reporter: nick lamber is the director of photography at bay area news group and pulled up a photo of lionel fluker taken a few years ago at a christmas parade. >> he always had a smile
. officials say now that they may be reconsidering that date. we'll have more on this during the ktvu news at 5:00 and 6:00. for now, i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area is enjoying a lot of sunshine. this is expected to be the warmest day of the week. want to give you a look outside at a gorgeous shot. what a change it's been. the average temperature in san francisco on this date, 63 degrees. but mark tamayo says it's 10 degrees above that average. he will be here in a few minutes to tell us how much warmer it will get and how long it will last. >>> well, president obama will meet with a dozen republicans tonight to discuss the $3.8 trillion budget he released today. the proposal was delivered to congress this morning with almost $2 trillion in deficit reductions over ten years. it includes higher taxes for the wealthy which is something that republicans staunchly oppose. but the president hopes to suggest for the first time small cutbacks to social security and medicare. >> when it comes to deficit reduction i've already met republicans more than halfway, so in the co
the woman was a chinese citizen but is not releasing her name. >>> we have continuing coverage tonight. ktvu crews have spent the day looking into the bay area's readiness for an act of terror. as well as looking into new clues that the fbi is uncovering in boston. we begin with john sasaki where he just spoke to the father of an 11-year-old hurt. >> reporter: i'm out here where they're having a fundraiser for the hern family. i spoke to his father and he tells me how 11-year-old aaron hern is doing after the injuries. he was waiting near the finish line with his father and sister when the bomb went off and he suffered a bomb injury. aaron is a sixth grader at martinez junior high school where flags are flying at half staff. the students and staff are doing what they can to help a family. in one class they're raising donations putting them in a jar. the entire family is well known in this martinez community. aaron's father attended the high school where he is now a teacher and aaron's mother also teaches there. students signed cards for aaron. and his father told me by phone that his son sh
. it will be taking place at 2:00 p.m. pacific time. you can watch the conference live right here on ktvu channel 2. >>> authorities in wawrkt are on -- washington, d.c. are on high alert this hour after a series of threats involving the poison ricin. one letter was sent to president obama. another to a u.s. senator. this morning a suspicious package trigger add lockdown on capitol hill. scott mcfarland joins us now with word the lockdown has now been lifted. scott? >> reporter: just a short while ago, janet, not just a suspicious package but two suspicious letters tested as well, -- letters as well, all tested, all cleared. police officers and explosive sniffing dogs outside and inside the entrances on capitol hill. you can also see a hazardous materials truck there. lights flashing near the u.s. senate russell building. the third floor of the building locked down for a while today, including a hallway with the offices of pennsylvania democratic senator bob casey. >> there was a letter on this floor that was delivered that apparently is no longer a concern about, but in the interest of being caref
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel two news at noon. >> not here in boston. [ applause ] >> president obama says the terrorists picked the wrong city if he wanted to scare and shake the people of boston. good afternoon, i am john sasaki in for tori campbell. two days after the devastation in boston a explosion at a fertilizer plant in texas killed and injured many. it happened at a town near dallas. sal castaneda joins us with more. >> reporter: the explosion is blamed for the deaths of between 5 and 15 people according to authorities. the explosion's violent force was captured in this amateur video. watch closely as it quickly goes from bad to worse. >> -- sure the -- [ explosion ] >> officials say the explosion did not happen until nearly a half-hour after the initial fire. emergency responders already on the scene are among some of the missing feared dead. the scene is in the small community of west, texas, about an hour and a half south of dallas, it is near waco. the fertilizer plant had tank of anhad druse ammon ammonia, today
-800-call-fbi. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details on today's developments. the president anne first lady traveled to boston for a public service and private meetings with bomb victims and their families. his mother tells ktvu aaron is recovering after a successful organization on his leg. today people left flowers, notes and flaks on boylston street in memory of the three people killed on monday. >> everyone has come together as a community. as an entire nation and the world. >> this morning president obama offered words of comfort at an interfaith service. >> as you begin this long journey of recovery, your city is with you. your commonwealth is with you. your country is with you. we will be with you as you learn to stand and walk and yes, run again. of that i have no doubt you will run again. >> the president and first lady visited massachusetts general hospital, meeting with many of those injured as well as hospital staff. >>> security has been tightened. we give you a live look outside the shark tank in san jose. the sharks are set to play the minnesota wild less than
much concern on the new eastern span. bay bridge. ktvu's claudine wong was at this morning's press conference and i just us live. have engineers -- and joins us live. have engineers decided how to deal with these flawed bolts? >> reporter: they are looking at two options on the table. that in a minute. but first, we want to give you a look at the new span and the problem area. if we zoom on in, we can show you what's known as the e-2 pier, the bolts are there that broke and they secure the roadway to the pier. it's part of the seismic safety design of this new bridge. weeks after those three dozen bolts broke, testing has now confirmed high trojan is to blame -- mitral again is to blame -- hydrogen is to blame. engineers haven't decided yet which is the better. >> both options are, again, well achieved. the design and intent of this system. >> reporter: while they analyze those options, they are looking at the other bolts on the bridge. the bolts that broke came in a 2008 shipment. but there was another shipment in 2010 by the same manufacturer. no problems with knows as of now. bu
be with helding as a negotiating -- holding as a negotiating tack -- tactic. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the summer fire season got an early start today with three reperate fires -- separate fires. cal fire says that fire was a- controlled burn that -- a controlled burn that got out of control. it burned 12 acres before it was brought under control about 2:00 p.m. in walnut career firefighters made quick work of a grass fire. the fire started after 9:00 a.m. near power lines. firefighters had the flames out 40 minutes later. there were no reports of damage. investigators suspect electrical equipment started the fire. in south san jose it took firefighters an hour to contain a grass fire that burned a half acre near the golf course. the fire started about 1:00 p.m. a spokesperson said there was no injuries or damage. >>> this week's heat wave prompted a burn ban. the ban is enforced in incorporated areas. any vegetation burning in the areas will need a special permit although camp fires are still allowed in designated campground. >>> not everyone was fighting the heat today. swimmers
will be spent will be released this week. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> investigators say a woman who died in a car crash last night was likely distracted by her cell phone's gps. they identified the woman as a 22-year-old. the crash happened about 9:15 p.m. her passengers all survived with minor injuries after the car over turned into a drainage. >> you are on a cell phone. >> the california highway patrol is putting more officers on the roads to catch more drivers. officers will be looking for people who are texting or talking on the phone. the average cost for a first time citation, $160 but those tickets can cost as much as $300. >>> four officials are on administrative leave for failing to report accusations of sex abuse at the lesher center for the arts. those being investigated include lesher center manager scott denison, walnut creek arts, recreation and community services director barry gordon, his assistant director kevin safine and city human resources director sally rice. they are all accused of
that they may be reconsidering that date. we'll have more on this during the ktvu news at 5:00 and 6:00. for now, i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area is enjoying a lot of sunshine. this is expected to be the warmest day of the week. want to give you a look outside at a gorgeous shot. what a change it's been. the average temperature in san francisco on this date, 63 degrees. but mark tamayo says it's 10 degrees above that average. he will be here in a few minutes to tell us how much warmer it will get and how long it will last. >>> well, president obama will meet with a dozen republicans tonight to discuss the $3.8 trillion budget he released today. the proposal was delivered to congress this morning with almost $2 trillion in deficit reductions over ten years. it includes higher taxes for the wealthy which is something that republicans staunchly oppose. but the president hopes to suggest for the first time small cutbacks to social security and medicare. >> when it comes to deficit reduction i've already met republicans more th
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